Caffeine – TV News – April 14th Edition

We’ve got a bunch of renewals and big news about Disney’s new streaming service in this week’s TV news, but let’s start with some spring and summer premiere dates!

Premiere dates:

May 8th: Lucifer
May 10th: Sneaky Pete
May 23rd: The Name of the Rose

June 7th: Tales of the City
June 9th: Pose
June 12th: Younger
June 16th: Euphoria
June 20th: Rosehaven, Reef Break
June 30th: The Loudest Voice

July 26th: Veronica Mars
July 31st: Four Weddings and a Funeral

August 12th: The Terror: Infamy, Lodge 49


Killing Eve, Find Me in Paris, NCIS, Hanna, Future Man (for a third and final season), Blue Bloods, Good Girls, Barry, When Calls the Heart


Preacher (ending with season 4), Ryan Hansen Solves Crimes on Television, Champaign ILL, Sideswiped, Do You Want to See a Dead Body

Other headlines:

We got a bunch of info about Disney+ this week!

Season nine of American Horror Story will be called 1984 and have a summer camp slasher theme.

When Calls the Heart will come back from hiatus on May 6th, with Lori Laughlin edited out.

Grey’s Anatomy and Station 19 will have a crossover event on May 2nd.

The High Fidelity series has moved from Disney+ to Hulu.

Season three of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel will have eight episodes.

New showrunners:

Killing Eve: Suzanne Heathcote

Pilot directors and other director announcements:

Into the Dark: Gigi Saul Guerrero
The Swarm: Alan Taylor
Village Gazette: Richie Keen

Ordered to series:

Alibi: Psychological thriller We Hunt Together
AMC: A new Walking Dead spinoff
Apple: Stephen King adaptation Lisey’s Song starring Julianne Moore
Hulu: Elizabeth Holmes/Theranos limited series The Dropout starring Kate McKinnon
Netflix: Paranormal musical comedy series Julie and the Phantoms, man and dog comedy series It’s Bruno!

In development:

Anonymous Content/Picture Perfect Federation: Ancient Egyptian epic drama Ramses
Dancing Ledge: A true criem anthology drama from Lee Child
Disney+: A Hawkeye series starring Jeremy Renner, a Love, Simon sequel series, a series based on The Sandlot
Drama Republic: An adaptation of Sara Collins historical novel The Confessions of Frannie Langton
Dramacorp: Crime drama Cannes Confidential
HBO: An adaptation of Gary Shteyngart novel Lake Success starring Jake Gyllenhaal
Keshet Studios: A U.S. version of Israeli black comedy Stockholm
NBCUniversal: Billboard diva limited series Angelyne starring Emmy Rossum
Paramount TV: An adaptation of The Last of the Mohicans
Yellow Bird U.K.: Danish murder mystery adaptation The Secret Woman

Promoted to series regular:

Better Call Saul: Tony Dalton

Guest stars:

Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Sean Astin
Superstore: Ana Ortiz, Anjelah Johnson


Shameless: Noel Fisher


Castle Rock: Paul Sparks (replacing Garrett Hedlund)
The Crown: Emma Corrin
Dispatches from Elsewhere: Sally Field, Richard E. Grant
Dollface: Shay Mitchell (replacing Lex Scott Davis)
The Eddy: Joanna Kulig
Foodie Love: Laia Costa, Guillermo Pfening
The Hunt: Kate Mulvany, James Le Gros, Ebony Obsidian, Caleb Emery, Henry Hunter Hall, Jeannie Berlin
Interrogation: Vincent D’Onofrio
Into the Dark: Martha Higareda, Shawn Ashmore, Barbara Crampton, Felipe de Lara, Creed Bratton
Jupiter’s Legacy: Tenika Davis
Perry Mason: Tatiana Maslany
The Plot Against America: Winona Ryder, John Turturro, Zoe Kazan, Morgan Spector, Anthony Boyle, Azhy Robertson, Caleb Malis
The Righteous Gemstones: Walton Goggins
Shadowplay: Taylor Kitsch, Michael C. Hall, Nina Hoss, Sebastian Koch, Tuppence Middleton, Logan Marshall-Green, Mala Emde
Star Wars: Rogue One spinoff series: Alan Tudyk
Titans: Iain Glen
Westworld: Lena Waithe

(Image courtesy of Netflix.)

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